The PwC First Generation Award Undergraduate of the Year is an award that recognizes and celebrates the achievements of students who are the first in their family to attend university. The award is open to students from any degree discipline who demonstrate certain skills and qualities, such as self-motivation, proactivity, diversity, teamwork, communication and resilience. A winner for the first-generation award is someone who has shown resilience, determination and excellence in their journey to third level education. A winner is someone who has overcome the challenges and barriers that come with being the first in their family to pursue higher education. A winner is someone who has not only achieved their own goals, but also inspired and supported others along the way.
To enter you need to:
Be the first generation in a family to attend University.
On track for a 2.1
Be in first or second year of undergraduate course.
The award is open to students from all universities and degree disciplines.